Maps of Precariousness. Two Volumes Just Published

MAPS of PRECARIOUSNESS, vol. 1

Spaces, representations, experiences and critique of policies of the changing labour

Not a book, but a proposal for collective reflection. Maps of precariousness is conceived as an open and evolving project, composed by the stories and experiences that are willing to further implement it. An editorial project which aims to offer a critical analysis of the forms of production and current labour policies, especially focused on understanding and elaborating new practices of action against precariousness.

Contributors: Alessandro Arienzo, Emiliana Armano, Vando Borghi, Kristin Carls, Roberta Cavicchioli, Federico Chicchi, Patrizio Di Nicola, Stefano Franchini, Lara Maestripieri, Cristina Morini, Annalisa Murgia, Sonia Paone, Simona Paravagna, Agostino Petrillo, Roberto Rizza, Luca Salmieri, Paolo Vignola.

MAPS of PRECARIOUSNESS, vol. 2

Knowledge workers, creativity, knowing and devices of subjectivation

The second volume of the editorial project Maps of precariousness offers a collection of contributions focusing on experiences of precarious knowledge works, in the light of the representations of the subjects themselves. Maps of precariousness, which do not limit themselves to map the existing, but would like to contribute to tear the dominant representation of the neo-liberal ideology of flexibility, highlighting critical links and imagining possible trajectories of transformation.

Contributors: Emiliana Armano, Francesca Bergamante, Sonia Bertolini, Sandro Busso, Valeria Cappellato, Roberto Cavarra, Antonella Corsani, Patrick Cuninghame, Alessandra Fasano, Omid Firouzi Tabar, Alberta Giorgi, Alice Mattoni, George Morgan, Annalisa Murgia, Pariece Nelligan, Serra Özhan Yüksel, Caterina Peroni, Piera Rella, Paola Rivetti, Rosella Simonari, Stevphen Shukaitis, Manuela Zechner.

Contributions by political collectives: Carrot Workers/Precarious Workers Brigade, Infofreeflow crew, Collective “Presque ruines”.

The two texts, published under Creative Commons license, are freely downloadable in pdf format from the web site of the Libera la ricerca series, a project by Odoya/Libri di Emil.

Here you find the direct links:

MAPS of PRECARIOUSNESS. Vol. 1

MAPS of PRECARIOUSNESS. Vol. 2